Pak furniture manufacturers urged for excelling at Chinese furniture

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Pakistan Furniture Council Sunday urged local furniture manufacturers to excel at Chinese furniture with unique and better designing, besides superb finishing of international standards to capture regional and global markets for enhancing exports.

Talking to a delegation of women entrepreneurs led by Barrister Sadia Aalam Butt Chief Executive Officer Pakistan Furniture Council Mian Muhammad Kashif Ashfaq said local exporters were suffering manifold problems while local manufacturers are facing challenges due to heavy imports of furniture.

Chinese furniture has also hit the local industry by 70 percent and the sales of locally manufactured household furniture have gone down by over 60 percent.—APP

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